The Healthy Social Behaviors team provides teachers and child care providers with technical assistance (TA), coaching, and training based on the Pyramid Model, a conceptual framework of evidence-based practices for promoting healthy social and emotional development in young children.
The Pyramid Model supports universal teaching practices, including an effective workforce, nurturing responsive relationships and high-quality supportive environments. Preventive strategies for targeted social and emotional supports and intensive interventions are also available. For more information about the Pyramid Model, watch this short video.
The HSB Project team’s strategies for technical assistance and coaching align with North Carolina Foundations for Early Learning and Development and support requirements of the Environment Rating Scales to meet the needs of children in our state.
Technical assistance and coaching programs include: